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Mar 30, 2013 11:30am PDT
in that state, my god, san francisco is the, you know, pretty much gay capital of the united states, they will will have to go back and lobby been and get prop 8 overturned. does that make sense to you from a legal perspective about how they will rule? >> it's going to be interesting. this may be a win-win in some sense for both sides, and the so-called doma defense of marriage act case, it would be very strange for the supreme court not to take the usual stance of courts when it comes to state issues, deferring to the state. and marriage is a state issue 100%. >> family -- all family law. >> all of family law. now -- so without getting into the technicalities, the way for the layperson to understand this is that the state defines marriage, once it defines marriage, how can the federal government treat two different marriages both lawful unequally? it may not have to reach the question of equal protection it. may go off on state's rights. we win. you win. >> it's kind of interesting, though. it took until 1967 for interracial marriage to be declared the law of the land. land, permis
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